Careers

Looking for a job at Greenfield? Greenfield Global offers rewarding careers in many fields and locations, from science to sales and from Quebec to Kentucky.  Below is a list of current openings.  We look forward to your application!

Greenfield is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to the attraction, selection, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, we respect the needs of all our employees.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Greenfield Accommodation Policy a request for accommodation will be accepted and reviewed as part of the Greenfield hiring process.

Production Operator – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton Packaging Facility
DEPARTMENT: Production
REPORTS TO: Production Team Leaders
POSTING DATE: January 18, 2018

Position Overview:

Based at the Brampton Packaging Facility, the Production Operator role supports the packaging business by operating process equipment in a safe and efficient manner while processing alcohol and solvents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Forklift operation
  • Preparation and filling of drums
  • Blending chemicals
  • Loading, unloading and line work
  • Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunction, need for repair, adjustment or lubrication
  • Cleans and sanitizes process equipment as required
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of process areas
  • Adheres to and fully complies with the Company’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Procedures.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Community college technical certificate or diploma
  • Minimum 3 years in a plant environment
  • WHMIS certified
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License
  • Experience with the transportation of dangerous goods
  • Aptitude for mechanics
  • Some shipping/receiving experience
  • Health and Safety Committee experience
  • Excellent communication skills.

Qualities: 

  • Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer focused environment
  • Positive attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to work overtime and rotate between different shift times
  • Highest regard for safety
  • Ability to work overtime and rotate between different shift times.

 

Agriculture Sales Manager – Ontario Ruminant Feed Sales – Southwestern Ontario

LOCATION: Southwestern Ontario
DEPARTMENT: Agricultural Sales
REPORTS TO: Director of Agricultural Sales
POSTING DATE: May 11, 2018

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Agriculture Sales, this individual will work as a member of the Agriculture Sales Team, providing technical sales support to our valued customers.  While working closely with the animal feed industry, this positon will be responsible to increase sales of our high quality feed products by attracting new customers and demand.  In this role the primary responsibilities will involve the direct to farm sale of co-product’s produced at our Southwestern Ontario facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the company’s existing customer base and prospect new accounts
  • Work collaboratively with the logistics team in the coordination of sales orders, deliveries and plant inventories
  • Manage pricing and marketing strategy of all co-products
  • Management of accounts receivable
  • Ensure proper coordination of product and information flow through a collaborative relationship with the manufacturing teams at our Ontario production facilities
  • Develops targets, objectives, forecasts and overall future vision with the support of the Director of Agriculture Sales
  • Attend trade shows and other related industry events
  • Complies with all Company health and safety, environmental and quality policies as well as all regulatory requirements
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Skills, Education and Qualifications:

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc with a major in Animal Science
  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in the Canadian feed industry
  • Demonstrated experience working with livestock producers in a sales, feed formulation or nutrition consultation role
  • Holds a valid driver’s license
  • The majority of this role will require travel within Southwestern Ontario. This individual must reside in this area and be able to travel up to 80% of the time.

 Personal Qualities:

  • Uses critical judgement, decision making and problem solving skills to make decisions and deal with situations in a proactive and professional manner
  • Can effectively build rapport, has excellent communication skills, and works well with all positions to achieve business objectives
  • Knows and understands business fundamentals and uses this knowledge to enhance business performance
  • Establishes, sustains and fosters professional contacts to build, enhance and connect networks
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, commitment and openness to change.

Demand Analyst Planner – Connecticut

LOCATION: Connecticut
DEPARTMENT: Supply
REPORTS TO: Supply Chain Manager
POSTING DATE: June 18, 2018

Position Overview

The Demand Analyst Planner works closely with customers, sales, operations, logistics and other partners to establish accurate forecasts across the network to align demand with capabilities. The Analyst will be responsible for demand through trend or gap analysis, predictive modeling, analysis of historical sales performance and forecasts, inventory levels, and other market intelligence. The Analyst will assist the Supply Chain Manager to determine most advantageous plant or distribution center to service accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating, maintaining and communicating network demand forecasts
  • Responsible for developing, communicating and ensuring the accuracy of the Greenfield Global US Inc. short /long-term Demand, including delivery of the overall forecast accuracy for all business segments
  • Coordinate and communicate the demand plan throughout the network to align resources and capabilities
  • KPI Monitoring and Analysis (sales, demand forecast accuracy, inventory management)
  • Perform data mining and ad hoc data analysis
  • Present data analysis in meaningful ways utilizing methods of statistical aggregation
  • Oversee warehouse coordination and replenishment
  • Responsible for account level forecast, Collaborative Planning Forecast and Replenishment (CPFR) Analysis and Purchase Sales Inventory (PSI) Analysis
  • Lead, facilitate and manage the Sales Territory Calls to ensure a holistic and aligned business forecast drives the planning requirements for the organization
  • Monitor historical sales trend and inventory level to provide Sell Thru and Sell In forecast
  • KPI Monitoring and Analysis (Sales, aging, forecast accuracy, inventory management, weeks of supply)
  • Weekly reporting in support of leadership and internal stakeholders
  • Support the standardization and implementation of Supply Chain Management operating procedures
  • Ensure ongoing Demand Planning improvements
  • Use experience, analysis, reports and gathered intelligence to review history, evaluate the impact of future business and sales activities on demand and take appropriate actions to adjust forecasts
  • Collaborate with key contacts (e.g. Sales) to gather intelligence relative to Customer activities (Promotions, Calendar Events, New Business)
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Skills, Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Supply Chain Planning certifications (APICS, P.Log, CITT, etc) preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in demand planning within CPG industry
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to interact comfortably with every level in the organization
  • Ability to gather and analize data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Experience with ERP platforms
  • Experience with Business intelligence platforms.

Production Operator – Kentucky

LOCATION: Kentucky
DEPARTMENT: Production
REPORTS TO: Plant Manager
POSTING DATE: June 18, 2018

Position Overview

The Production Operator will be responsible for operating bottling lines, drum lines, totes filling station, and pail line. Cross train in relabeling and manual filling.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Ability to train and work in all areas of production
  • Perform relief duties in all areas of production
  • Maintain quality requirements in accordance with company standards
  • Operate forklift
  • Collect empty containers for fill
  • Label and seal packages
  • Torque bottles and pails
  • Palletize packages
  • Check caps and labels when boxing bottles on Bottling Line 1
  • Label boxes and stack on pallets in serial number order
  • Label finished pallets with pallet ID tags
  • Monthly, weekly, and daily cleaning
  • Assist the continuous running of equipment
  • Use the safety and protective equipment as required
  • Communicate issues related to paperwork, materials, products and equipment to management
  • Understand company expectations and perform according
  • Cross train in other Work Centers as needed
  • Participate in any Lean or process improvement initiatives
  • Assist the Supervisor in improving productivity and efficiency of the operation
  • Observe the process and initiate/own activities to improve the process
  • Assist in maintaining good housekeeping practices
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Skills, Education and Qualifications:

  • High School Degree – Technical degree a plus
  • Chemical/production background a plus
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently as well as with other departments
  • Proven ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Bending, lifting required

Laboratory Technician – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton
DEPARTMENT: Quality
REPORTS TO: Quality Control Coordinator
POSTING DATE: July 3, 2018

Position Overview:

The Laboratory Technician role is part of the Brampton’s Quality department. The successful candidate will perform the various tasks required to ensure that products manufactured at the Brampton Packaging Facility are monitored regularly and manufactured according to specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up, adjusts, operates and maintains laboratory equipment used in quality testing and process control
  • Performs a wide range of lab tests to determine if products conform to applicable requirements and specifications
  • Records QC testing results in appropriate manner as required and signs off in appropriate sections of batch records and C of A’s, as required
  • Rejects incoming materials and in- process and finished goods if nonconformity with the specification is identified
  • Provides QC release of products for shipment to customers if product conforms to specifications
  • Obtains samples of incoming raw materials and performs quality testing on them
  • Receives and inspects raw packaging materials for conformity with requirements, as well as, visually inspects finished packaged goods to verify that labels, markings, cleanliness, and condition are satisfactory
  • Assists in the maintenance of the calibration program for laboratory equipment
  • Operates package labeling software and printer and ensures accuracy in the resulting labels
  • Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment as necessary, and performs housekeeping in the lab and sample retain area and areas in which lab supplies and lab waste materials are stored
  • Adheres to and fully complies with the company’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Procedures
  • Performs such testing as required to confirm conformity of product with pharmacopoeia compendial requirements (USP/EP/BP/JP) and shelf life claims
  • Ensures that inventories of unexpired reagents, labels, customer sample kits, GC compressed gases, consumable spare parts for QC equipment etc. that are used in the QC function are maintained at levels such that they don’t run out
  • Aids in packaging operations from time to time, and operates process equipment in a safe and efficient manner while processing alcohols and solvents.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in food science, chemistry or microbiology
  • 3-5 years of related experience in a laboratory setting is an asset
  • Knowledge of GMP and ISO standards
  • Experience in a continuous and batch process environment is an asset.

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-starter individual with strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Individual with excellent communication skills who promotes a team environment
  • Strong computer skills are required
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect and commitment coupled with the ability to accept change.

 

A/P and Materials Coordinator – Chatham

LOCATION: Chatham
DEPARTMENT: Finance
REPORTS TO: Finance and Lean Manager
POSTING DATE: July 9, 2018

Position Overview: This position is responsible for sourcing and purchasing all admin/office supplies, managing admin contracts, facilitating the physical receiving of goods, and receiving select goods and services in Maximo.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all Company health and safety, environmental, and quality policies and regulatory requirements
  • Source and coordinate supplies required according to the needs of various departments
  • Manage administrative contracts such as uniforms, janitorial services, courier, and freight
  • Facilitate and monitor the physical receiving of plant goods for all departments
  • Immediately resolve any issues involving damaged goods and/or packaging with vendor
  • Verify freight lines on all purchased goods
  • Receive select goods and services in Maximo
  • Post and reconcile fuel shipments on a weekly basis
  • Liaise between the Chatham plant and Corporate Accounts Payable
  • Support the Finance and Lean Manager with generating and submitting financial reports as required
  • Provide backup for Maintenance Purchasing and Inventory Administrator
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of housekeeping and advocating 5S opportunities within facility
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including Root Cause Analysis, VSM, etc.
  • Other duties and responsibilities aligned to business objectives and in support of our core principles.

Skills, Education, and Qualifications:

  • Completion of an Accounting and/or Business diploma or degree
  • Minimum of five years of relevant business and analysis experience
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office systems. Experience with Navision and Maximo would be an asset
  • Analytical, resourceful and practical, with demonstrated problem solving and decision making capabilities
  • Strong organizational skills paired with an ability to manage multiple priorities with competing demands
  • Focused individual who works to achieve department objectives while maintaining high quality and safety standards.

 Personal Qualities:

  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, environmental practices, production targets, and quality standards
  • Team-oriented with strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate across departments
  • Self-motivated individual who is able to self-direct workload and priorities to create efficiencies, and can anticipate future obstacles and act to resolve issues within their scope of responsibility
  • Champion and leader of our core principles in that this individual is collaborative, agile and innovative, responsible and dedicated to the business objectives and continuous improvement
  • Possesses Company values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.

Data Scientist – Mississauga

LOCATION: Mississauga
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
REPORTS TO: Director of Information Technology
POSTING DATE: August 1, 2018

Position Overview: We are looking for a brilliant hands-on Data Scientist.  One who has the experience and capability to drive our data and reporting initiatives. Combining our DCS information systems with ERP databases along with Cloud and Ad-Hoc datasets to provide clear and relevant information to all levels of the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use advanced analytics methods to extract value from business data
  • Perform large-scale experimentation and build data-driven models to answer business questions
  • Conduct research on cutting-edge techniques and tools in machine learning/deep learning/artificial intelligence
  • Determine requirements that will be used to train and evolve deep learning models and algorithms
  • Articulate a vision and roadmap for the exploitation of data as a valued corporate asset
  • Influence product teams through presentation of data-based recommendations
  • Evangelize best practices to analytics and products teams
  • Understand and model the complex data architecture of Greenfield Global
  • Work with business stakeholders to roadmap and execute data reporting needs
  • Build a standardized enterprise reporting platform
  • Create a taxonomy of current and future datasets to provide predictive reporting of business decisions
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • MSc or BSc in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, or other closely related field Strong analytical skills and customer service abilities
  • Considerable experience in solving business problems with advanced analytical solutions
  • Proven experience in conducting statistical analysis and building models with advanced scripting language such as JMP, SPSS or other analytic tools
  • Experience building and deploying predictive models, web scrapping, and scalable data Pipelines
  • Strong understanding of statistical methods and skills such as Bayesian Networks Inference, linear and non-linear regression, hierarchical mixed models/multi-level modeling
  • Great 360 collaboration and communication skills
  • ERP, DCS, Data warehousing, Hadoop  and related systems experience would be of benefit
  • Understand and model the complex data architecture of Greenfield Global.
  • Work with business stakeholders to roadmap and execute data reporting needs
  • Build a standardized enterprise reporting platform
  • Create a taxonomy of current and future datasets to provide predictive reporting of business decisions.

Other:

  • This position will require occasional travel to locations across Ontario, Quebec, and the U.S.

 

Maintenance Mechanic – Tiverton

LOCATION: Tiverton
DEPARTMENT: Operations
REPORTS TO: Operations Coordiantor
POSTING DATE: August 10, 2018

Position Overview:

Under the supervision of the Operations Coordinator, the Maintenance Mechanic repairs and maintains machinery, mechanical equipment and assets such as boilers/steam generators, compressed natural gas loading and unloading equipment, hammermills, cookers, fermenters, pumps, piping, blowers, augers, air compressors, air dryers, evaporators, centrifuges, motors, agitators, pneumatic equipment, bucket elevator, control valves and instrumentation, distillation columns, reboilers, condensers, cooling towers, molecular sieve units, tanks, filter, water demineralizer, buildings, foundations, structure etc., by performing the following duties in coordination with the departments(s) affected by the work in an efficient, safe and environmentally conscious manner. This is a 40 hour per week position and the successful candidate must be able to rotate on an “on-call” schedule.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates the condition of mechanical devices in operation by checking calibration, listening to their sounds, verifying pressures, temperatures etc
  • Performs routine servicing on the above types of mechanical equipment as part of the Preventative Maintenance program
  • Performs non-routine servicing on the above types of equipment when they fail or when otherwise required
  • Examines parts to detect imperfections prior to use of new parts and following use, to determine wearing tendencies and determines what changes may be required to extend service life
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts, installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and cleans parts
  • Operates devices to test their performance
  • Sets up and operates drill press, grinder and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts
  • Works closely with the Maintenance & Engineering Systems Technician communicating purchasing needs and other information as required
  • Maintains files and records of jobs performed and equipment condition as required
  • Reports deviations, non-conformances, corrective actions and preventive actions
  • Adheres to and participates in the Company’s Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety ISO systems
  • Adheres to all safety policies and requirements prescribed in GFE-SMS-4.4.6-06 PPE Procedure.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completion of a related technical post-secondary diploma / degree (millwright ticket)
  • Experience in a continuous operation facility is an asset
  • Effectively communicate a team-based environment
  • Can multitask and handles multiple tasks of varying complexity
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity and commitment coupled with the ability to accept change.

Hadoop/ Java Developer – Contract – Mississauga

LOCATION: Mississauga
DEPARTMENT: 
Information Technology
REPORTS TO:
 Manager of IT Infrastructure and Operations
POSTING DATE: August 15, 2018

Position Overview

We are currently looking for an experienced Hadoop/Java Developer, preferably on Hortonworks distribution platform to become a part of the Operations team. This team provides operations support for Distributed platform consisting of all major RDBMS technologies and a growing field of Big Data Analytics platform. The candidate should be a self-learner, a good team player and has passion for Big data technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer and maintain Hortonworks Hadoop clusters across all environments
  • Proactively monitor cluster health and perform performance tuning activities
  • Perform capacity planning and expansion activities working across Infrastructure and other Enterprise Services teams
  • Perform cluster maintenance with patching, backup/recovery, user provisioning, and automation of routine tasks, troubleshooting of failed jobs, configure and maintain security policies
  • Front-end integration experience working with development teams on the deployment of web based responsive applications (Java, React JS, HTML5, JavaScript, Angular JS, Bootstrap, Media Queries etc)
  • Strong troubleshooting and issue resolution skills
  • Back end Engine Programming: Java, Web-services, Rest, Springs, J2EE, JSP, JDBC
  • UI Development: Angular JS, HTML5, JavaScript, JSON, Node JS, Spring Boot, Spring IO, Spring MVC, Bootstrap, UI Design Tools.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completion of a related technical post-secondary diploma/degree
  • 2+ years of experience working with Java
  • 2+ years of experience working with Hadoop
  • Ability to think and adapt quickly to meet business needs
  • Strong analytical skills

Please note this is a short term contract role, 3 – 6 months.

Systems Administrator – Mississauga

LOCATION: Mississauga
DEPARTMENT: 
Information Technology
REPORTS TO:
 
Manager of IT Infrastructure and Operations
POSTING DATE: 
August 15, 2018

Position Overview

The Systems Administrator will maintain, modify, install and support Greenfield’s network and systems infrastructure. Greenfield runs in a 24/7 environment. Some duties are required to be performed during off hours.

Greenfield has 14 sites with over 500 users.   The Systems Administrator will be assigned primary duties and responsibilities while also serving as backup administrator to other System Administrators.  These systems will include both Windows and Linux operating systems with many different applications/services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Microsoft SCCM, Active Directory, Exchange and VMware administration
  • Lead and perform Windows 10 Upgrade with operations & service desk teams
  • Install and maintain production hardware and software
  • Monitor networks to ensure security and availability
  • Evaluate and modify system performance
  • Perform day to day operational activities and technical support to service desk team.
  • Document procedures for system administration activities
  • Follow Information technology policies and procedures
  • Complete knowledge transfers of infrastructure systems and procedures to team members as well as first level support
  • Participates in cross functional projects and team collaboration
  • Must be able to travel to US and Canada to provide onsite support
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completion of a related technical post-secondary diploma/degree
  • 5+ years of experience working with Domain Controllers and Active Directory
  • 5+ years of experience working with Windows OS Upgrades
  • 3+ years of experience working with Microsoft SQL
  • 3+ years of experience working with VMWare
  • 2+ years of experience working with SCCM
  • 2+ years of experience working with Microsoft IIS
  • Experience working with Linux LAMP stack
  • Ability to think and adapt quickly to meet business needs
  • Ability to maintain composure and instill confidence while managing multiple aspects of core business processes.

Shunt Truck Driver/ Production Operator

LOCATION: Brampton Packaging Facility
DEPARTMENT: 
Production
REPORTS TO: 
Production Team Leaders
POSTING DATE: 
August 18, 2018

Position Overview

Reporting directly to the Production Team Leaders, this dual role will include Operator and Shunt Truck Driver duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for staging and transporting shipping containers and trailers, while also supporting the packaging business on the production side. The Shunt Truck Driver/Production Operator will operate the company tractor trailer in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and operate process equipment in a safe and efficient manner while processing alcohol and solvents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Positions empty shipping containers for loading and shipping doors
  • Transports loaded shipping containers to secured area of property
  • Performs container/ trailer shunting and placement requirements as required
  • Performs Production Operator tasks such as preparing/ filling drums, forklift operations, blending chemicals, loading, unloading and line work
  • Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunction, need for repair, adjustment or lubrication
  • Cleans and sanitizes process equipment as required and maintains cleanliness and sanitation of process areas
  • Adheres to and fully complies with the Company’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Procedures.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Valid AZ license with a minimum of 5 years driving
  • Community college technical certificate or diploma
  • Minimum 3 years in a plant environment
  • WHMIS certified, TDG Training, IMO Training
  • Strong communication skills with an aptitude for mechanics
  • Health and Safety Committee experience.

Qualities:

  • Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer focused environment
  • Positive attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to work overtime and rotate between different shift times
  • Highest regard for safety